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Oct. 31, 2006
ANNOTATION: "Transgender persons are those for whom sex (physical characteristics) and gender (self- and social-identity) is not always congruent" (p. 1). This summary of a longer report covers the following issues: defining transgender; occurrence of transgender persons; identified issues for corrective services; choice of institution; self-harm and sexual assault; hormonal and surgical intervention; need for statistics, further research, and consistent policy development; and concluding remarks.